“Are we just a bunch of genes and neurons that direct our behavior? Where does consciousness come in? Those are among the questions asked in The Hard Problem, tackled by Quantum Theater in a dynamic multimedia production of Tom Stoppard’s most recent play.
The slippery title also refers to the nine-year gap between plays for Stoppard, arguably the greatest playwright in the English language today. And he’s always dealing with hard problems. The Pittsburgh premiere, directed by Rachel M. Stevens, adds an intermission to the 2015 original one-act, which helps the flow and pace of this complex piece…”
by Michelle Pilecki, City Paper